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On Juliet Stevenson, Golden Voice Narrator

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten are welcoming Juliet Stevenson as a 2022 Golden Voice narrator....
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Juliet Stevenson Joins ‘Professor T,’ ‘Hotel Portofino’s’ Season 2 Greenlit

Click here to read the full article. Juliet Stevenson has joined the cast of crime drama “Professor T,” production partners Eagle Eye and Beta Film announced at MipTV in Cannes Sunday. The companies also said that they have greenlit a second season of period drama “Hotel Portofino.” Eagle Eye’s Walter Iuzzolino said his firm was working on two further shows with Beta, yet to be revealed. Stevenson will play the therapist to the titular character, played by Ben Miller, in “Professor T,” which is shooting its second season in Cambridge and Belgium. Beta sold the show to more than 100 territories...
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Juliet Stevenson ‘in tears daily’ over courage of Ukrainian refugees in her home

Actress Juliet Stevenson has said she is moved to tears daily by the courage of the Ukrainian refugees she has welcomed into her home, as she condemned the Government’s “extremely harsh and cruel” immigration Bill.Stevenson and her husband have offered one of their adult children’s bedrooms to a Ukrainian mother and her six-year-old daughter, who moved in last week.The Nationality and Borders Bill being debated in Commons is out of step with the generosity that more than 150,000 members of the public have shown in wishing to offer refuge to Ukrainian families forced to flee the conflict, she said.There's hundreds...

Juliet Stevenson: ‘As an older woman, you feel vulnerable just going on camera’

So much of life is about ‘trying not to’,” says Juliet Stevenson. “We try not to cry when we’re upset. We try not to show fear when we’re scared. We try not to shout when we’re angry, especially as women. We are encouraged to sit on it, internalise it. If we don’t, we’re ‘strident’, ‘nagging’, ‘bossy’.”But, talking on the phone from her home on the Suffolk coast, the 64-year-old actor says she is often annoyed to see the opposite happen on stage or screen. “Actors are often far too quick to express anger,” she muses. “In real life, somebody shouting...
The Guardian

‘When I paint, all the voices in my head go still’: Juliet Stevenson on how art got her through lockdown

If you go down to the woods today, you may just come across Juliet Stevenson dangling from a branch, fumbling to photograph the light falling through a caterpillar hole on a particularly disobliging leaf, with her partner Hugh chuckling, resigned, as yet another quick stroll turns into a day trip. Upside down Juliet Stevenson has been a rare constant of Suffolk’s lockdown landscape, even as snow buried it and tides hacked away at its crumbling coastline. The 64-year-old has been all over the East Anglian country, leaving a trail of snow angels on her quest to find its most picturesque – and acrobatic – angles.

‘Losing a child, it’s so frightening’: Juliet Stevenson discusses the death of her stepson

Juliet Stevenson has reflected on the death of her stepson, Tomo Brody.In November 2020, Brody died suddenly at the age of 37. He was a documentary filmmaker and the son of Stevenson’s husband, the anthropologist Hugh Brody. The cause of death has not been revealed.Speaking in a new interview withThe Guardian, the Bend it Like Beckham star said: “Tomo was one of the most beautiful human beings who ever walked the Earth. He was incapable of lying. And he was amazingly good at love. Losing a child, it’s so frightening.“So much of the year has been about survival, the whole...